SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt

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"...the immediacy of this situation is quite unusual."
Helena Wright
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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
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